The Source — Undocumented immigration has been a hot topic in recent years and the country has been deeply engaged on how to handle the “dreamers” population. “Dreamers” are immigrant children who were brought to the United States illegally by their parents. In 2012, Former United States President Barack Obama announced the creation of an administrative policy temporarily protecting “dreamers” from deportation.
Staff attorney Raúl Carrillo delivered our message at a rally organized by Fed Up: The National Campaign for a Strong Economy to demand the appointment of an accountable president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
The Laura Flanders Show — On this week’s Laura Flanders Show, our Co-Director Sarah Ludwig discusses the community-based work being done to counter the Trump administration and create lasting, transformational change.
Check out this two-page snapshot highlighting some of New Economy Project’s work, events, and media coverage during 2017!
NYC Dept. of Consumer Affairs, Press Release – The report is the product of a year-long collaboration between DCA and a team led by New Economy Project to define neighborhood financial health and offer a set of goals and indicators for a financially healthy neighborhood.
New Economy Project undertook this report, at the request of AARP, to examine barriers to economic security faced by 50+ New Yorkers of color, including immigrants. The analysis focuses on economic justice disparities statewide and in New York City, with attention also given to Long Island and Buffalo.
Vice — Over the past five years, Maggie Kawinski watched as her young clients’ lives slowly came into focus. The New York immigration attorney has been working with undocumented people covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program protecting those brought to the US as children since Barack Obama started it in 2012.
El Diario — Ante la incertidumbre, la fecha límite y las ganas de colaborar para facilitar las cosas en lo posible a los acechados dreamers, organizaciones comunitarias, financieras y personas individuales están juntando esfuerzos para ayudar a renovar los documentos de DACA.
New Economy Project announced today that it has expanded its NYC DREAMer Loan Fund to provide rapid-response grants to New Yorkers applying for renewal of their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
In the latest episode of our podcast, we speak with Walter Barrientos, Make the Road organizer and longtime leader in the immigrant rights movement, and other New Yorkers about recent attacks on immigrant communities and why it is so critical that people take to the streets and demand justice.